The Texas Cotton Association

President Brady Raindl,

of ECOM U.S.A., Lubbock, Texas

announces the annual TCA FLOW MEETING

featured during AG GAME WEEK in LUBBOCK!

September 10 & 11, 2024

The Texas Cotton Association PRESIDENT, BRADY RAINDLof ECOM USA, Inc., Lubbock, Texas, announces the  ANNUAL FLOW MEETING, to be held at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center on September 10 & 11, 2024! Since 1973, this association has met in Lubbock to bring supply chain partners together with cotton shippers prior to the harvest of cotton, to discuss mitigating factors relating to disruptions in the timely and efficient movement of our TEXAS COTTON to market! We invite YOU to have a seat at the table

GOLFERS! You will want to come in early! Our agenda includes "TEEING OFF FOR COTTON" event, hosted by TIGA, Lubbock Cotton Exchange & TCA, on September 9, at the Rawls Course at Texas Tech, 3720 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79415, 806.742.4653. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., with a 1:00 p.m., shotgun! The fee is $150/per golfer and includes green fees, cart and lunch. You can register for golf on the Flow Meeting registration form or by filling out a paper form available by contacting the organizer, Vann Stewart at [email protected] of Texas Independent Ginners Association. For specific team requests, contact TCA President, Brady Raindl of ECOM Trading, Lubbock, at braindl@ecomtrading or by phone at 806.762.0365.

On the evening of September 10, at the Overton Hotel in Sunset Ballroom (AB) on the lower level of the hotel on the west side of the building, we will come together in a social setting to reunite and meet old and new supply chain partners at the COTTON FLOW RECEPTION! Connect at this can't miss social and business networking opportunity! 

The next morning, September 11, we will meet the annual FLOW MEETING the largest COTTON FLOW SIGNATURE SYMPOSIUM in the industry! A breakfast meeting will be held in Sunset Ballroom (AB), featuring speakers addressing issues pertinent to cotton flow and crop progress. We expect to adjourn by noon. This event is open to all cotton segments and supply chain management professionals - shippers, warehouses, trucks, railroads, ocean carriers, ports, inspectors, bankers, academia, and press. You can expect to hear from experts regarding cutting-edge insights on significant challenges and or ways in which issues can be resolved. A panel of experts will contribute to the conversation and as always, the FLOW MEETING provides an open forum to allow for audience participation. If you have any specific questions that you would like us to address or research prior to the program, please email [email protected]TCA President, Brady Raindl, will preside and address the Flow Meeting. An invocation will be given by TCA Past President and Senior Trader for Omnicotton, Inc., Plano, David Edwards. ACSA CEO & President, William H. (Buddy) Allen, will report on activities of the American Cotton Shippers Association. International Supply Chain Manager - Cotton Platform at Louis Dreyfus Company, John-Michael Ruder, will moderate the Flow Panel. As more speakers are confirmed, we will keep our audience informed. 

Online REGISTRATION, and SPONSORSHIP forms are now available!
Pre-registration deadline is August 28, 2024! After that rates will go up! REGISTER TODAY!
SPONSOR and get recognized on our website, on our socials, in our program, and on your namebadge
with your logo in lights and on our TEXAS - SIZED BIG BALE of sponsor sign! 
Some sponsorship levels receive complimentary registration!

Please commit to sponsor this convention no later than August 28, 2024! 

and get recognized on our website, on our socials, in our program, on your name-badge,
Pick up a tentative schedule of events - Coming soon! 
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The Cotton Merchants Fund encourages MEMBERS ONLY to contribute to our Texas State PAC! We maximize these dollars to protect and serve the cotton merchant and members that service our industry and facilitate the transportation of Texas Cotton, over the road, the railways and at the port. We encourage TCA members to contribute support dollars for those in our Texas government that will listen to our voice and protect our interests. Please consider supporting our TCA PAC Fundraiser!
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This solicitation is for personal donations from MEMBERS ONLY and / or their family members and
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